Zolani Tete weighed 114 pounds on Thursday for his IBF junior bantamweight title defense against the unbeaten Paul Butler, who was bang on the division limit of 115 pounds.
Three-division titleholder Abner Mares and 140-pound puncher John Molina went one-on-one with RingTV’s Alan Massengale before leaving Los Angeles for the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, where they will be part of the “PBC on NBC” show this Saturday. Massengale also spoke with Molina’s trainer Joe Goossen.
“The Ghost,” “The Gladiator,” “The Problem (aka Mr. NBC)” and “One Time” were all on hand for a quick press workout before Saturday’s NBC-televised show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Junior welterweight puncher John Molina, one of the most accessible and affable active TV fighters, answered questions from his fans in advance of his NBC-televised showdown with Adrien Broner on Saturday. Molina talked about the Broner challenge, his Fight of the Year with Lucas Matthysse and more.
IBF flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng met with fans, belt in hand, at the Venetian Macau along with Chinese challenger Zou Shiming, who he’ll face on Saturday.
With his amateur past far behind him, IBF flyweight titlist isn’t just planning on defeating Zou Shiming on Saturday; he’s also planning on making history.
Most of our experts agree that Keith Thurman will be tested on Saturday against Robert Guerrero, and that we’ll know a lot more about who he is after someone’s hand is raised.
If Keith Thurman has his way, Robert Guerrero will become KO victim No. 22 when they meet on the inaugural Premier Boxing Champions card on NBC, which emanates from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday.
On March 14, in support of Sergey Kovalev-Jean Pascal, light heavyweights Isaac Chilemba and Vasily Lepikhin lace up to be the next in line for a championship opportunity.
Julian Ramirez will fight Raul Hidalgo on April 2 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles in the headliner an “LA Fight Club” card to be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports Deportes.
He’ll be the underdog going into his fight against Adrien Broner this weekend, but John Molina knows a thing or two about upsets and fans know he’ll put everything on the line.
Fans are welcome to witness the kick-off press conferences for the May 9 Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland showdown on Tuesday, March 3, at Minute Maid Park in Houston, where the fight takes place, and at The Aztec Theatre in San Antonio.
Is there any merit to the ‘Fighter A beats fighter B beats fighter C’ theory? Can it be applied to the May 2 super-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao? Michael Woods asked Freddie Roach these very questions.
Former IBF bantamweight titlist Paul Butler isn’t just ready and raring to go against IBF junior bantamweight beltholder Zolani Tete this Friday night. He’s already made post-fight plans for world recognition.